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Re: Wheel to tiller conversion possible?
it's possible in any boat, the question is time and $$$money, it won't be easy
well on some boats it may be possible, but not really practical, as the location of the rudder shaft could be in a very inconvenient location, like in some center cockpit boats under the rear birth! Other boats it may be impractical due to the design of the boat expecting the quadrant and drive mechanism of wheel to give a big mechanical advantage. So the tiller may not be usable!
Now that tiller is nice, but won't exactly work on a 30 foot boat! (from the Clearwater)